The 2021 Winners of the National Book Award

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The National Book Awards are one of the United States’s most prestigious literary awards, first established in 1950. There are five categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature. Here are the 2021 winners for all categories and finalists for fiction, nonfiction, and young people’s literature — we can’t wait to add all of these to our wishlists! If you are interested in seeing the rest of the finalists and longlists, check out the National Book Awards website